Taxation of Business Structures
Learn how to plan tax structures for taxpayers over short and long-term periods. You’ll come to understand different business entities and how each is taxed, plus the pros and cons of each in the planning process.
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- 31 May 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- construct arguments in determining the appropriate business structure for a particular business
- apply relevant legislation to practical and theoretical situations
- demonstrate the application of Employee benefits and various financing methods
- explain legal and taxation implications of winding up a business.
- Introduction of Entities
- Small Business Concessions
- Sole Traders
- Diverting Income
- Financing a Business
- Employer Costs
This subject was previously known as Tax Structures.
This subject is designed to develop a basic understanding of different business entities, how each is taxed and the advantages and disadvantages of each entity as a planning vehicle. The subject focuses on students becoming able to plan tax structures that will benefit the taxpayer in both the short term and long term periods.
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- Project (40%)
- Presentation (30%)
- Essay (30%)
Current study term: 30 May 21 to 29 Aug 21
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